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Application Developer IV*


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Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world.

Job Summary

Farmers Group (Woodland Hills, CA) seeks an Application Developer IV to design and develop computer programs, perform preliminary evaluation of packaged software, and conduct system studies. Specific duties include: design, develop, review and test code in SQL, Business Objects, Informatica, Gosu, COBOL, DB2, and IBM Integration Bus; implement Database Designs in Development, unit test and integration environments including data migration; prepare Solution Requirement Specifications for application development team for analysis and troubleshooting of database objects; work with PolicyCenter Data Model, Guidewire rating engine, PolicyCenter Product Model, and PolicyCenter Workflows; integrate Applications using Informatica, GOSU, and PCF; work with Guidewire PolicyCenter 9.0.5 development and GOSU language; implement the transformation rules in an optimized manner to enhance performance and Compatibility in Policy Center/Insurance Application System; conduct Joint Application Design meetings with cross functional teams; identify and prepare data migration strategy, and convert and validate data in various stages of mock testing until final migration; document Product requirement documents and solution requirements specifications; provide technical consultancy on key issues concerning the Data provision and Report Delivery; ensure that the Quality standards are followed and getting approval from IT Quality team; work with JCL, EasyTrieve, TOAD, Endeavor, File-AID, Jenkins, GITHUB, QMF, DB2, HP ALM Quality center, SPUFI, and IBM Integration Bus; and develop and review technical Design Specifications to discover data requirements and build business rules to support the group’s strategic direction and business case preparation. Option to work remotely is available.

Long Description


Position requires a Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, or a closely related field of study, plus 7 years of experience in the job offered, or as a Senior Application Developer, Senior Software Developer, Senior System Analyst, Senior Engineer – Application Development, or similar position. Must have 5 years of experience with each of the following: Informatica; Business Objects; DB2; SQL; Easytrieve; and COBOL. Specific experience must also include each of the following: Guidewire policy center 9.0.5 development and Gosu language; PolicyCenter Data model, Guidewire Rating Engine, PolicyCenter Product Model, and PolicyCenter Workflows; Data Migration, Database Logical Modeling, implementing Database Designs, and implementing Transformation Rules; integration in GOSU and PCF; Application Development, Technical Design Specifications, Discovering Data Requirements, and Data Provisioning and Reporting; working with JCL, TOAD, Endeavor, File-AID, Jenkins, GITHUB, QMF, HP ALM Quality center, SPUFI, and IBM Integration Bus. Option to work remotely is available.


Full time position. Apply by submitting your resumes at Farmers.com/Careers, Job ID: 3401






Job Location(s): US - CA - Woodland Hills

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